The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 149 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing 3G 79 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.42% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 4.96% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 60
Average salary £62,500 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.35% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Salary Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 58 £62,500 +32.97%
Maidenhead +1 5 - -
Slough 0 2 - - 3
Bracknell -25 2 £53,750 +82.20%
Newbury -7 1 - - 1
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 207 (78.11%) Telecoms
2 149 (56.23%) 4G
3 124 (46.79%) Broadband
4 121 (45.66%) Internet
5 120 (45.28%) Smartphone
6 107 (40.38%) LTE
7 71 (26.79%) 2G
8 60 (22.64%) Wireless
9 59 (22.26%) Degree
10 54 (20.38%) GSM
11 53 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
12 50 (18.87%) UMTS
12 50 (18.87%) Nokia
13 49 (18.49%) Project Management
13 49 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (17.36%) WiMAX
15 40 (15.09%) QA
16 37 (13.96%) Marketing
17 36 (13.58%) Network Architecture
18 34 (12.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 34 (12.83%) Ericsson
19 32 (12.08%) Service Delivery
20 30 (11.32%) RNC
21 29 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (10.94%) Huawei
21 29 (10.94%) VoLTE
21 29 (10.94%) Nortel
22 28 (10.57%) Line Management
23 26 (9.81%) UNIX
24 25 (9.43%) SEO

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.79%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MS Office
2 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 149 (56.23%) 4G
2 124 (46.79%) Broadband
3 121 (45.66%) Internet
4 107 (40.38%) LTE
5 71 (26.79%) 2G
6 60 (22.64%) Wireless
7 54 (20.38%) GSM
8 53 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
9 50 (18.87%) UMTS
10 46 (17.36%) WiMAX
11 30 (11.32%) RNC
12 29 (10.94%) VoLTE
13 23 (8.68%) MVNO
14 17 (6.42%) HSPA
14 17 (6.42%) Firewall
14 17 (6.42%) CDMA2000
15 16 (6.04%) DNS
16 12 (4.53%) HTTP
16 12 (4.53%) VoIP
16 12 (4.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) Big Data
General
1 207 (78.11%) Telecoms
2 37 (13.96%) Marketing
3 24 (9.06%) Back Office
4 5 (1.89%) Billing
5 4 (1.51%) Finance
5 4 (1.51%) Electronics
6 3 (1.13%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (8.68%) Technical Design Authority
2 21 (7.92%) Network Manager
3 20 (7.55%) Wireless Engineer
4 19 (7.17%) Network Engineer
5 18 (6.79%) RAN Engineer
6 17 (6.42%) Radio Engineer
6 17 (6.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 17 (6.42%) Senior Architect
6 17 (6.42%) Architecture Manager
6 17 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (6.42%) Architect
7 16 (6.04%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 16 (6.04%) Network Operator
7 16 (6.04%) Radio Network Engineer
8 14 (5.28%) Analyst
8 14 (5.28%) Service Manager
9 13 (4.91%) Consultant
9 13 (4.91%) Development Manager
10 10 (3.77%) QA Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (45.28%) Smartphone
2 49 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.06%) Social Media
4 18 (6.79%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.02%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.26%) Blog
7 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.81%) UNIX
2 20 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.49%) Project Management
2 36 (13.58%) Network Architecture
3 32 (12.08%) Service Delivery
4 29 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (10.57%) Line Management
6 25 (9.43%) SEO
7 20 (7.55%) Network Planning
8 16 (6.04%) Mentoring
8 16 (6.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (4.53%) Service Management
9 12 (4.53%) Web Design
9 12 (4.53%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.77%) Network Management
10 10 (3.77%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.77%) Software Testing
11 9 (3.40%) Workflow
12 8 (3.02%) Capacity Management
13 7 (2.64%) ITIL
14 6 (2.26%) Benchmarking
14 6 (2.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.28%) Java
2 10 (3.77%) C
3 4 (1.51%) SQL
4 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (22.26%) Degree
2 15 (5.66%) HND
3 14 (5.28%) HNC
4 11 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.15%) CCNP
5 4 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.75%) CISSP
6 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) CCSE
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) CCSA
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.09%) QA
2 17 (6.42%) SLA
3 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (6.42%) NDS
2 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (18.87%) Nokia
2 34 (12.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 34 (12.83%) Ericsson
3 29 (10.94%) Huawei
3 29 (10.94%) Nortel
4 16 (6.04%) Cisco
5 15 (5.66%) Juniper
6 11 (4.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.26%) Facebook
7 6 (2.26%) Twitter
7 6 (2.26%) T-Plan
8 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) F5
9 1 (0.38%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.38%) Cramer
9 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.38%) Mapinfo
Newbury
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Salary: £270 - £300 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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